Well, we’re weird, we’re smeared, get over it.
No, not you, Gentle Readers. It seems that my second commentary on Ted Nugent‘s lovely slur of an entire generation offended the delicate sensibilities of Joseph Farah over at World Nut Daily, and they felt compelled to respond:
Dem blogger wants to shoot Rush Limbaugh
Also calls for volunteer to assassinate Ted Nugent
Posted: July 8, 2007
9:51 p.m. Eastern
A Democratic Party blogger says he wants to shoot Rush Limbaugh and is calling for volunteers to assassinate rock star Ted Nugent, who champions the Second Amendment
Hart Williams, a former writer for porn magazine Hustler and who now toils for the Democratic Daily, was waxing incoherent about a recent Wall Street Journal op-ed by Nugent, complaining that it was likely ghost-written…
Hopefully, we didn’t make them cry. (Not that couth or politesse could ever be construed as WND’s hallmark.)
And we made Little Green Nutballs, too!
We’ve pulled off the BIFECTA! Or, if you prefer, the mathematically challenged’s version of the Hat Trick.
‘Pragmatism’ can be a form of obfuscation, too. While one should not be principled to a fault, neither should one default on all one’s principles. Values DO matter, the GOP misuse of the term notwithstanding.
I’m very pragmatic about wanting to see Bush hung by the neck until dead — as we hung the defendants at Nuremberg, for many of the same crimes — at high noon on the Washington Mall.
Sure hope that they can handle it.
Of course, having attempted dialogue with Righties for a couple of decades now, and noting that they’re not INTERESTED in dialogue or “playing nice,” it doesn’t really matter if it makes them cry.
They’ll just have to buy hankies. (Or use their sleeves.)
UPDATE: 4:01 AM PDT:
The TRIFECTA! I been FREEEPED! Talk about your “witty” analyses! Woo!
UPDATE 2: 1:27 PM PDT: Preemptive Karma weighs in:
I can’t help but think back to Hart’s body of work last year, in which he spent literally months researching to uncover a small right-wing cabal’s complex scheme to create the appearance of a massive grass-roots movement across several states in order to pass legislation they could not get elected representatives to touch. I believe they have been watching and waiting for their opportunity to discredit him.
UPDATE 3: 5:01 PM PDT
Memeorandum has it as a hot item:
Democrat blogger wants to shoot Rush Limbaugh — Also calls for volunteer to assassinate Ted Nugent — A Democratic Party blogger says he wants to shoot Rush Limbaugh and is calling for volunteers to assassinate rock star Ted Nugent, who champions the Second Amendment.
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Discussion: The Jawa Report, Liberal Values, The Democratic Daily and Preemptive Karma
Howie / The Jawa Report: Liberal Blogger/Porn Editor Wants Uncle Ted Dead
Ron Chusid / Liberal Values: World Net Daily Attacks The Democratic Daily Over Violence and Porn-What Irony
Hart Williams / The Democratic Daily: The RightWing Smear Machine’s Panties In A Bunch
Becky / Preemptive Karma: Stop the Presses! Hart Wants to Shoot Rush!
There are many more under the radar, including the ongoing auto-da-fé at FreeRepublic dot dum*. Alas, of the 108 posts (so far) mostly cribbed from All Star Wrestling verbal sparring, there is a singular paucity of wit, thought, and imagination. Geez: If you’re gonna “slam” me, at least show some wit. To paraphrase somebody, “wrapping yourself in the jockstrap is the last refuge of the cretin.” (Who knew you could post to the internet using crayons?)
[*Responded to some of their crap, and even registered to do so, but they’re kind of gutless when it comes to disagreement. Sorta like Rush. I remove trolls here, but only after they’ve well and truly earned the distinction.]
This blogger is certainly gratified that he could lure both the drooling wingnuts AND the barking moonbats out of the septic tank. Thus far, here is the Clueless Slam of the Day:
July 9th, 2007 at 6:45 pm
They’re not hypocrits(sic) or inconsistent at Democratic Daily when they attack you. The explanation is clear. They are anti-semites. This fully explains why they attack you but embrace others who really do advocate violence and perhaps porn. I haven’t seen Hustler to know if it qualifies as porn but there is no question that it is closer to porn than anything you have ever posted. The real question is Why does Hart write of shootings and hangings. I’d expect him to be making Voodoo dolls.
There is some actual thinking in the post (crazy, but not cliché, at least) and MOST of the words are spelled correctly. I don’t RECALL attacking Jews, but perhaps my memory is faulty. It’s been a frenetic day of being the poster boy for satanic”libural” values, after all.
Honorable Mention goes to this post on my website:
Ed, you represent the worst of political discourse today. How is it that “liberals” can’t see themselves? Such a lot of hate and venom. But it’s all the other guy’s fault, I guess.
While the sentiment expressed is similar to 108 (at least) other posts, ALL of the words are spelled correctly. The most popular rhetorical device is to either
a) challenge me to some sort of imaginary macho forest duel, or
b) vicariously pant about how “The Nuge” would “kick my ass” in various imaginary forest duels.
“Manliness” and “manly virtues” have seldom been at such a low ebb.